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Quorn Events and Leisure

Like most active villages, Quorn has always loved fetes and carnivals. We include information and photographs recalling village events, often taking place in the Stafford Orchard park. These include Jubilees, celebratory occasions, and the many festivals which have occurred over the years.


 A Barge from Cupitt’s Coal Wharf, Quorn; at Mountsorrel Wharf, 1908  A Barge from Cupitt’s Coal Wharf, Quorn; at Mountsorrel Wharf, 1908
Explaining the Pictures Photographs 1 and 2 were taken at Mountsorrel Wharf in ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard Park, Quorn - Over 100 years as a recreation ground  Stafford Orchard Park, Quorn - Over 100 years as a recreation ground
The Stafford Orchard is often described as Quorn’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’. Its origins are ...... cont.
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 Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, Master of the Quorn Hunt, 1893-1898  Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, Master of the Quorn Hunt, 1893-1898
Passing the Farley Way, Loughborough Road junction in Quorn one can hardly help but ...... cont.
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 A Tribute to the American Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne, 3rd May 1952  A Tribute to the American Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne, 3rd May 1952
Quorn Local History Group encourage members to take on projects and to research areas of ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Coronation Variety Concert, February 1953  Quorndon Coronation Variety Concert, February 1953
Although Queen Elizabeth’s coronation didn’t take place until 2nd June 1953, Quorn was ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift. 1963  Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift. 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 25th January 1963 The officials of the Quorn Charities Darts ...... cont.
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 A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s  A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s
Three ladies enjoying the sunshine at a fete on Stafford Orchard. The one in the middle ...... cont.
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 Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959  Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959
Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire was a favourite destination for Quorn Old People's ...... cont.
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 Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s  Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s
Very little is known about this photograph of Quorn folk, taken outside the Church Rooms, ...... cont.
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 Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors  Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors
Between the 13th and 27th July 1977 Quorn hosted 20 young Commonwealth youth delegates as ...... cont.
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Total: 301 artefacts returned over 31 pages


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